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New GreedFall 'Companions' Trailer

This is one adventure you won't be making alone.

A new trailer was released today for Spiders upcoming RPG GreedFall. We last saw GreedFall only a short time back when we got a nice new gameplay overview trailer. Today, we're getting a look at some of the party members that will accompany you on your adventures.

These companions will have unique abilities, you can form relationships with them, and you'll get to experience their different stories.

GreedFall is slated to be released on September 10, 2019 for the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. You can pre-order...
 

Ion Fury Devs Apologize for Numerous Sexist, Homophobic, and Transphobic Remarks

Sweeping changes are promised as a result.

Voidpoint, the studio behind the just released Ion Fury, has apologized for a series of "incidents" wherein multiple developers were found to use transphobic, ableist, homophobic, and sexist language in the game's official Discord channel. This is on top of some homophobic language found within the game itself.

Over the weekend, a thread had popped up on gaming forum ResetEra that showed multiple instances where the developers had made transphobic remarks via Discord. Members of the dev team were also shown to make...
 

Respawn Apologizes to Ass-hat Gamers for 'Ass-hat' Remarks

Statement issued from Respawn's Vince Zampella.

Respawn's CEO Vince Zampella issued a bit of an apology today after members of the Apex Legends development team called a bunch of toxic ass-hat gamers, well... they called them ass-hats. Donning their biggest surprised Pikachu face possible, these Gamers™ got extra angry when they realized they couldn't just keep dishing it out and not expect some form of retaliation in return. Some continued to throw tantrums, others called for boycots, while still others did their best "I studied the blade" impersonation.

Even...
 

Sony Bought Insomniac Games Today

Get ready for more Spider-Man.

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has officially purchased Insomniac Games today. You're probably surprised to hear that the studio that developed last year's PlayStation 4 exclusive Spider-Man wasn't already owned by Sony prior to this week.

Insomniac Games was first started in 1994 and remained an independent game developer for this 25 year span of time. They created Spyro the Dragon, the Ratchet & Clank games, along with the Resistance franchise. All of these franchises were PlayStation exclusives, at least initially. Every so...
 

Cyberpunk 2077 Announced for Google Stadia

A game about an obsession with power is coming to Google Stadia.

CD Projekt RED announced today that Cyberpunk 2077 is also coming to Stadia, the cloud-based gaming platform from Google. Stadia owners will get to experience a story set in the open-world location of Night City. This megalopolis is filled with those obsessed with power, glamor, and the never ending pursuit of body modification.

Players will assume the role of V, a mercenary outlaw in search of an implant that could be the key to immortality. Cyberpunk 2077 allows you to customize your "cyberware,"...
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  • Free-to-play Arena Brawler Battlerite Leaves Early Access Today

    Free-to-play Arena Brawler Battlerite Leaves Early Access Today

    Battlerite, the free-to-play "team arena brawler" from Stunlock Studios, has left Steam Early Access today. Leaving Early Access brings about a new patch that adds in a new hero, Thorn, plus 200 new items (weapons, outfits, music, and more).
    Battlerite​ ​is​ ​a​ ​PvP​ ​arena​ ​brawler​ ​and​ ​the​ ​spiritual​ ​successor​ ​to​ ​the critically​ ​acclaimed​ ​Bloodline Champions.​ ​Experience​ ​the​ ​unique​ ​combination​ of a ​​top​-down​ ​shooter​ ​meeting a ​fast​-paced
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  • Pokemon Go Follow-Up is Harry Potter

    Pokemon Go Follow-Up is Harry Potter

    Niantic Labs announced today that their follow-up title to Pokemon Go is Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Niantic is looking to capture the same magic that made Pokemon Go such a phenomenon (at least until they ruined it for a long while).
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  • Grand Theft Auto V is the Best Selling Game in US; Microtransactions Are Big Business

    Take-Two Interactive busted out their Q2 FY2018 financials this week and with it came a few interesting tidbits. First up, it revealed that Grand Theft Auto V is now the best selling video game of all time... in the United States.
    "Grand Theft Auto V has now sold in more than 85 million units. According to The NPD Group, Grand Theft Auto V is now the all-time best-selling video game, both in revenues and units, based on combined U.S. digital and physical sales across PC, console and portable."
    In addition, Take-Two also revealed that microtransactions account for nearly 50% of the company's total net revenues. ...
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  • Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition Pre-Registrations Open on Android

    Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition Pre-Registrations Open on Android

    If you are someone that needs to get Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition the very second it's out, you may be interested in pre-registering for the Android release of the highly episodic game.
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  • Next Hitman Game is "Making Great Progress" at Io-Interactive

    Next Hitman Game is "Making Great Progress" at Io-Interactive

    A new post from Io-Interactive's CEO, Hakan Abrak, says that the company is "making great progress" on the next Hitman game. This little snippet comes alongside a brief reflection on the release of HITMAN Game of the Year Edition.
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  • Call of Duty: WWII Hits Half a Billion Dollars in Sales

    Call of Duty: WWII Hits Half a Billion Dollars in Sales

    Let's be honest with ourselves, we knew that the new Call of Duty was going to sell well. It should come as no surprise then that Activision released a statement today saying that Call of Duty: WWII sales have hit half a billion dollars in its three-day launch weekend. That's a cool $500 million+ of sold-through units around the world.
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  • PUBG Surpasses 20 Million Units Sold

    PUBG Surpasses 20 Million Units Sold

    PlayerUnknown tweeted out earlier today that PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has surpassed 20 million units sold. This news comes just a day after Fortnite announced that they have surpassed 20 million players since launch.

    It's important to note a few things here. First up, Fortnite has a paid version that is a PvE mode. This will be going F2P in 2018. The battle royale mode for Fortnite is free. Fortnite is also available on the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. PUBG is only available on PC via Steam (at the moment) and has a $30 fee attached to it.
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  • Telltale Hit with Layoffs

    Telltale Hit with Layoffs

    Telltale Games, the studio behind a number of recent adventure titles such as Batman: The Telltale Series, every season of The Walking Dead, and Minecraft: Story Mode have laid off about 90 staff members today, or about 25% of their total workforce.
    "Our industry has shifted in tremendous ways over the past few years. The realities of the environment we face moving forward demand we evolve, as well, reorienting our organization with a focus on delivering fewer, better games with a smaller team," said Telltale Games CEO Pete Hawley. "I'd like to express our respect for all the contributions that these incredibly talented ar
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  • PSA: Get Watch Dogs PC for Free

    PSA: Get Watch Dogs PC for Free

    From now until November 13 at 11AM, you can pick up a free copy of the iconic original Watch Dogs for the PC. It's all pretty simple to get.

    Just head on over to the Ubisoft promo page for your free copy of Watch Dogs. You log in with your Uplay/Ubisoft account and it's yours. If you don't get the game by November 13, 2017 at 11:00 AM, then you don't get a free game. Pretty simple, yeah? Now you too will get to experience what life is like as the best gosh darn protagonist in the history of all video games. He comes complete with his iconic jacket, iconic hat wear, iconic scarf, and iconic angst....
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  • PlayStation VR Skyrim VR Bundle Announced

    PlayStation VR Skyrim VR Bundle Announced

    Sony and Bethesda have teamed up to bring you yet another way of purchasing The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim! Lucky you. This time, Skyrim is going to be included as part of a bundle with the PlayStation VR. That's right, the PlayStation VR Skyrim VR Bundle is set to be a thing you can buy on November 17, the same day that Skyrim VR is released. Funny how that works out.
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  • Homefront: The Revolution Xbox One X Enhancements

    Homefront: The Revolution Xbox One X Enhancements

    Deep Silver and Dambuster Studios provided some details on the Xbox One X specific enhancements that have been made for Homefront: The Revolution. While there isn't a pretty infographic to check out, we do have a nice bullet list of enhancements that One X owners can expect to see in the game.
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